A guide to ancient Greek drama / Ian C. Storey and Arlene Allan

رقم التسجيلة 8384
نوع المادة E-Book
ردمك 1405102144
رقم الطلب


شخص Storey, Ian Christopher, 1946-
Allan, Arlene

العنوان A guide to ancient Greek drama / Ian C. Storey and Arlene Allan
بيانات النشر Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005.
الوصف المادي 311. p
بيان السلسلة Blackwell guides to classical literature
المحتويات / النص

Drama The Dramatic Festivals Dionysos and Drama The theatrical space Conventions of the performance Drama and the polis PART II: GREEK TRAGEDY Tragedy Aeschylus Sophokles Euripides The other tragedians PART III: THE SATYR-PLAY PART IV: GREEK COMEDY Origins Old Comedy & Aristophanes The generations of Old Comedy Aristophanes Middle Comedy Menander and New Comedy PART V: APPROACHING GREEK DRAMA PART VI: PLAY SYNOPSES FURTHER READING INDEX


This Blackwell Guide introduces ancient Greek drama, which flourished principally in Athens from the sixth century BC to the third century BC.

  • A broad-ranging and systematically organised introduction to ancient Greek drama.
  • Discusses all three genres of Greek drama – tragedy, comedy, and satyr play.
  • Provides overviews of the five surviving playwrights – Aeschylus, Sophokles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander, and brief entries on lost playwrights.
  • Covers contextual issues such as: the origins of dramatic art forms; the conventions of the festivals and the theatre; the relationship between drama and the worship of Dionysos; the political dimension; and how to read and watch Greek drama.
  • Includes 46 one-page synopses of each of the surviving plays.

المواضيع Greek drama - History and criticism - Handbooks, manuals, etc